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Some in-branch programs require registration with your library card. Please log in with your library account or follow this link to apply for a card online. You can also apply for a card in person at any of our 33 locations.

  • Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Who knows where your creation will take you?  In this session we will be looking at the night sky and be using art supplies to create our own night sky. 

    Registration required. Ages 7-9. 

  • SRC webcard stargazing children

    Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 11:00am
    60 minutes

    Sorry this event is full

    Discover the surprising science hiding in a bag of Skittles. Explore solubility, buoyancy, reactivity and investigate the odds of finding your favourite colour. How sweet it is! Presented by Scientists in School. Ages 8-12.

    Registrants will be contacted before this program to arrange branch pick-up of a materials kit.  One kit per registrant.

  • Friday Jul 19, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    Embark on a space adventure! We will be crafting a solar system mobile and constellations. Registration required. Ages 7- 9 years old. 

  • Monday Jul 22, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Embark on a space adventure. We will playing space games and doing some crafts. Carp Ages 5-9. Registration Required.

    This is the same program being offered at Beaverbrook and Hazeldean for ages 7-9;

    and at Carp, Constance Bay and Fitzroy Harbour for ages 5-9. 

    Please register for the program at the branch most convenient for you!

  • SRC webcard stargazing children

    Monday Jul 22, 2024 at 10:30am
    60 minutes

    Space exploration requires complex robotics and constant technological innovation. From rockets and rovers to satellites and orbiters there is all sorts of robotics inventions in space. This workshop presents the various forms of robotics used in space exploration and challenges participants to design and prototype their very own space robot. Presented by the Canada Science and Technology Museum! Ages 8-12.

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    Monday Jul 22, 2024 at 2:30pm
    60 minutes

    For this program, Parrot Partners will bring at least 3 parrots, from different areas of the world, ranging in size from very small and ‘spunky’ to massive and ‘mellow.’  We introduce each parrot, one at a time, and share interesting and entertaining facts and stories about their natures and lives in the wild and in our homes.   Participants will be offered the opportunity to give our parrots a treat or drink from a safety cup or feeding skewer, as well as pose for photos with the parrots. Family program for ages 4+. 

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    Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 10:30am
    40 minutes

    Welcome some poultry from the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum into your library visit! Listen to them cluck and coo, touch their soft feathers and watch them scratch and peck. Through fun educational activities, students explore the characteristics, needs and lifecycle of these barnyard favourites. Family program for ages 4+.

  • An alien reading a map

    Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 10:30am
    45 minutes

    Come meet the creatures who walk among us. There will be stories, songs and parachute fun. We will look at real animals that resemble aliens, make a space aliens craft, and navigate a huge bouncy planet obstacle course. Ages 4-6. Registration Required.

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    Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 10:30am
    90 minutes

    A 90-minute collaborative story building adventure for groups of children aged 6-10. Children share, combine and vote their favourite ideas into a story fit for a picture book! They also draw colorful pictures to add more detail to the choices they've made. Author Timm Holmes then performs an interactive storytelling to prove the children have become authors of an amazing story that they built together! Discover more at timmholmes.com

  • Tuesday Jul 23, 2024 at 2:00pm
    60 minutes

    Explore space rocks, goo and other icky stuff.

    Let’s build rockets and see how far they can fly!  Then create some cosmic slime.

    Registration required. Ages 5 and up.

    Registration opens on Monday, June 10, 2024 - 10:00am